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Miller Pope never planned to own a beach resort. During the war he was an illustrator for the Marine's magazine, Leatherneck. After the war he went to New York and did illustrations for Seventeen and Glamour magazines. Later he had an office on Madison Avenue and was drawing for Time, Life, and Reader's Digest. In the 1950s the family vacationed at numerous beaches looking for a place until one day they came to Ocean Isle and decided \"This is it.\" DeGregory recounts how the Winds Resort Beach Club at Ocean Isle began.
Boatbuilding in Eastern North Carolina dates back thousands of years to cypress dugout canoes (ca.2,400 BCE) found in the waters of Lake Phelps. Simpson recounts boat types, how they were used, and the men who built them.
Each person who spends days at the beach brings back unforgettable memories. Kelly recounts what life at the beach was like for her in the 1960s.